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TSI College Readiness Exam

TSI Exam Information

What is the TSI?

The TSI is a college readiness exam required by state law before you can enroll in college level courses.  It tests your skills in Reading, Writing, and Math.

Am I exempt from the TSI?

ACT - At least a combined score of 40 from both English and Reading; 22 in Math

SAT - SAT: 530 on Math and 480 on EBRW (Evidenced Based Reading and Writing), no composite score. 

STAAR End-Of-Course (EOC): (End of Course Exam) English III - taken during 11th grade year, score of 2000 on Reading and 2000 on Writing, or 4000 if score is combined; EOC Algebra II - taken during 11th grade year, score of 4000.

These rules are subject to change by the Texas Legislature.

How can I practice for the TSI?

There is practice online at this website or you can download these sample questions.  

How do I sign up and when is the test offered? 

You will sign up through a google form in your Class of 2024, Class of 2025 or Class of 2026 Google Classroom.

2023-2024 TSI Testing Dates:

Friday, November 9, 2023

Friday, January 12, 2024

Friday, February 9, 2024

Thursday, March 21, 2024


**If students are not able to make these dates, they can schedule to take the TSI at NCTC by calling 521-0720 to set up a TSI testing appointment.**